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WORLD-RENOWNED PROMOTER OF BASIC SCIENCE

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Prof. Peter Walter

Director, Bay Area Institute of Science, Altos Labs

Peter Walter is the Institute Director, Altos Labs Bay Area Institute of Science.  He has recently retired from UCSF and HHMI and is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UCSF and an HHMI Investigator Emeritus. Prof. Walter graduated from the Free University of Berlin in 1976 and received his Master of Science in Organic Chemistry from Vanderbilt University in 1977. In 1981 he obtained his PhD in Biochemistry at The Rockefeller University. In 1983, he joined the faculty of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California at San Francisco and served as Department Chair from 2001 until 2008.  His laboratory has produced groundbreaking research related to the identification and characterization of key proteostasis networks including the Unfolded Protein and Integrated Stress Responses. 

 

His contributions to science have been recognized with many distinguished awards, including the Eli Lilly Award, Passano Award, Wiley Prize, Stein & Moore Award, Gairdner Award, E.B. Wilson Medal, Otto Warburg Medal, Jung Prize, 2012 Ehrlich and Darmstaedter Prize, 2014 Shaw Prize, 2014 Lasker Award, 2015 Vilcek Prize, 2018 Breakthrough Prize and 2020 UCSF Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award.

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September 13th, 2022

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13.00 – 16.15

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Centre of New Technologies

University of Warsaw

2c Banacha Street, Warsaw

Lecture Hall

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PART 1

DISCUSSION PANEL

13.00 – 14.30

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COFFEE BREAK

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PART 2

LECTURE

15.00 – 16.15

This event is open to anyone upon registration.

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